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Dec 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
what is happening in the united states with a wary eye, cnn international anchor jim clancy is with me now. jim, this is such a hyper-focused american problem and yet it's really a problem for the whole world. >> it definitely is. if mitch mcconnell is looking for a dance partner. the united states is the dance partner for the entire world. the markets hate uncertainty what they hate even more is steering abject failure square in the face. those markets are going to open up in four or five hours' time we should see some limited reaction in asia. but perhaps not yet. it's still uncertain what is going to happen here. there's a huge stake. everyone realizes. europe has got its problems. germany starting to feel the effects of the global, of the downturn in europe. china, cutting its growth forecasts, india doing the same. the last thing anyone on the world stage needs right now is for the u.s. to start sliding back into recession. but you know, let's be clear here. that's, that would take some time. there would still be time for some kind of a deal. but it's the uncertainty that is reall
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Dec 29, 2012 9:00am PST
>> reporter: making election night no surprise the biggest campaign story of the year. jim acosta, cnn, washington. >> and i'm allison kosic. "cnn newsroom" continues now with martin savidge. don't go anywhere. >> thank you very much. >>> welcome to the cnn "newsroom." i'm martin savidge in for fredricka whitfield. here are the top stories we are following right now. >>> that fiscal cliff. we are at the very edge. senate leaders are working through the weekend trying to reach a deal before the deadline. today president obama called on lawmakers to meet their deadlines and responsibilities and forge a compromise to avoid tax hike and spending cuts from taking effect. lisa desjardins is live on capitol hill. what's going on right now? >> reporter: right now it's all behind closed doors, martin. what we just have learned in the last hour, in fact, what reporters have seen here, a surprise. house speaker john boehner was here at the capitol. we're still trying to sort out exactly why he was here, but he wasn't here for very long, it seems. he left in the last hour. also, we were able
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 10:00am PST
investment portfolio. jim awad, a longtime manager. sean egan knows a thing or two about credit ratings, the founder of an independent rating agency not paid by the corporate issuers that it rates. sean, your firm was quick to downgrade the u.s. credit rating last year. if we go over the cliff or lawmakers reach some sort of watered-down compromise, will you downgrade america again? >> no. our take on it is that it's a very positive sign that the government is wrestling with the immediate problem of the budget deficit. it was $1.4 trillion last year. it's probably going to come in at about $1.2 trillion for the current year. so we view this whole wrangling as a positive, that it's the first step to solving a problem is recognizing it. most people in washington and throughout the country are recognizing the immediate problem of the federal budget deficit. >> that is a remarkably glass-half-full view of the world, sean. i appreciate that. let me take a look at world borrowing costs. this is a gauge of how investors feel about a given country. sovereign debt. if you're buying bonds of a co
CNN
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am PST
stoned. jim spellman joins us. you were there for opening night. what was it like? >> it's a big celebration. it really marked the end of what they see as a civil rights struggle. to legalize marijuana, stop arresting people for this, stop using law enforcement resources. years they tried to get to this. so there was a lot of celebration and a sense of accomplishment. i was able to speak with a couple people there. >> you can not buy marijuana from the club, but you can bring marijuana, you can share marijuana, you can have others share with you. and you can associate with with others in private and disgreet environment. >> it's great to be able to exercise my vote to get together with my common man and express ourselves. >> reporter: it's really unclear exact exactly what these clubs will look like going forward, but last night they were starting to stretch their wings and find out what exactly the freedoms that they come with this amendment will look like. >> was this a big crowd, big turnout or not so much? >> not a huge crowd. honestly it was one of the events where the journ
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
of us lived this one, the wild ride to election day, 2012. cnn national political correspondent jim acosta has more on the story. >> reporter: the year started off with a surprise in a sweater vest. counting down the top campaign stories of the year at number ten, the primaries. rick santorum's stunning performance in the iowa caucuses. >> game on. >> reporter: kicked off a battle for the republican nomination that few in washington had expected. the gop's odds on favorite, mitt romney, stumbled in some of the early contests. >> i like being able to fire people that provide services to me. >> reporter: he refused to release his tax returns, allowing another rival, newt gingrich, to take south carolina. >> we proved here in south carolina, that people power with the right ideas beats big money. >> reporter: but that big money eventually cleared the field. and romney set his sights on the president. >> it is still about the economy. and we arestupid. >> reporter: at number nine, bain. not that one. that one. almost as soon as romney had locked up the nomination, his former private inv
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
's stay on the subject of guns and what to do about them. congressman jim moran says there is a disconnect between the national rifle association's leadership and the nra members. the democrat from virginia is pushing a package of gun reforms he says most nra members support. and representative moran joins me now live from washington. good to have you with us. >> good to be with you, thank you. >> congressman, when many politicians think about the nra, they think about this legion of people who stand shoulder to shoulder with wayne lapierre and the leadership and what he says they believe. you believe, though, that the nra leadership is out of touch with the membership. why? >> well, this bill that we're introducing on the first session of the next congress has five measures where two-thirds of nra membership support them. in fact, in some cases one of them is supported by 79% of the nra members. so i do think there is a disconnect between the nra members and the gun manufacturers who basically pay the salaries of the nra leadership. but what this would do is to require background checks,
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
on the fiscal cliff, some tea partiers seem ready to compromise on taxes. here's jim acosta. >> reporter: for the tea party, change is brewing on capitol hill. florida republican alan west who rode the tea party wave in congress two years ago only to be swept out in november has already lost its office which is being prepped by painters for its new occupant. >> they say he's an outsider, a reformer. >> reporter: another tea partier, kansas congressman tim huleskamp, was booted from his seat on the budget committee he believes to john boehner wanted to send a message, to get in line for a deal on the fiscal cliff. >> we have determine thursday is some secret scorecard. a scorecard which based on testimony votes -- >> reporter: i think there's house -- >> i think there's potentially i hope not to push a tax increase through the house, and we will see what happens. >> reporter: while the speaker denied he's bringing down the hammer, stating in a letter that "there is no scorecard," -- >> stop spending now! stop spending now! >> reporter: it's clear, tea partiers are not rallying to shut dow
CNN
Jan 1, 2013 1:00am PST
as jim morrison. >> so this is the doors, theme song, "reading rain." goofing off in my room going -- ♪ ♪ butterfly in the sky i can go twice as high ♪ take a look it's in a book ♪ a reading rainbow ♪ ♪ a reading rainbow ♪ i can go anywhere i can go anywhere ♪ friends, you know, way to grow, a reading rainbow ♪ ♪ a reading rainbow yeah ♪ the indian in the cupboard ♪ there's a monster there's a monster at the end of this book ♪
CNN
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am PST
in jim clancy. i want to start with the government attacks today in and around damascus. what is the government's goal here? >> the government is extremely concerned. they're losing their grip on the suburbs of the capital. all of this is within ear shot of the presidential palace. but it is really -- i think it is only fair to say it to admit what is going on here. they are targeting civilians in whatever numbers they can find. the regime obviously frustrated, they have not been able to strike with any significant effect on the free syrian army, on the rebel and opposition groups and they have turned to civilians who are lining up, whether it is for bread or whether it is for fuel, some 75 people known to have been killed in this incident alone. it reflects the pattern that we're seeing here, don. a pattern of increased casualties. we were looking at a thousand casualties a month at one point. and now it is probably more than a thousand a week. we have been well over 100 for almost as long as i can remember. >> in announcing its analysis of the human toll of the war, the u.n.
CNN
Dec 25, 2012 8:00pm PST
, it's not conscious. it's the fact that i do, especially in relationship, if i'm newly going with jim, i don't have any desire to work. sometimes work is a substitute for -- >> for life. >> for life. that's right. >> your track record here. 51 gold albums, 30 platinum, eight grammys, two honorary grammys. that's just the music. oscars, emmys, grammys. unbelievable array of honors, medals, trophies. you must have a cabinet the size of the new york yankees. does any of that really motivate you? do you ever look at it and think, yeah, i haven't done badly for a young girl from brooklyn? >> every once in a while. i used to hide all these awards, then one day i was doing a new house and actually it was -- well, it was a long time ago, ten years ago, let's say. and i decided i'll put them in a room. you can't see them when you walk in, but they're there. and i do appreciate them now. i must say. i do say, oh, good, i was here. i'm still here, but i was here. you know, i think it's because my father -- and maybe you relate to this -- died so young that i want to be remembered. i want to have
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> when they talk about the calamitous end of the earth, people in law enforcement take notice. >> jim jones, curesh, history has shown that these things happen. >> a point of concern, the church-owned grocery store, the only big store in the community, was abruptly sold down. not only was this the sole groce rhee store, but it was a gathering point. authorities are afraid its closing may signify something dire. >> is it your belief that warren jeffs believes the store doesn't need to be open because the earth is ending. >> what do warren jeffs' faithful followers have to say about all this? they're told to never talk to reporters, and some use their reporter intimidation technique, large vehicles speeding and screeching by us. and then emitting black smoke for added emphasis. one of the things we're hearing is he's been talking about the possible end of time, end of the world, and that people need to be faithful. is that your understanding of what he's been talking about also? >> i would rather not talk. >> a lot of ladies in this community don't want to talk to me. are you one of the
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 1:00am PST
to the earth, people in law enforcement take careful notice. >> jim jones, koresh, history has showed us that these things happen when religious zealots take charge of a group of people. >> reporter: a point of concern? the church-owned grocery store, the only big store in the community, has abruptly shut down. not only was this the sole grocery store in the flds community, but it was a central gathering point. authorities fear its closing might signify something potentially dire. is it your belief that warren jeffs feels the store no longer needs to be open because the end of times are near and his people don't need to buy groceries anymore? >> yes. >> reporter: it's believed many residents here have been storing up extra food in anticipation of the end times. others, though, are driving out of town to shop. what do warren jeffs' faithful followers have to say about this? they are told to never talk to reporters. some use a reporter intimidation technique. large vehicles speeding and screeches by us. then emitting black smoke for added emphasis. one of the things we're hearing is that h
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 5:00am PST
congressman says the chances look slim to none. listen to virginia democrat jim moran as he describes why he'll likely vote against a deal. >> my congressional district would be the hardest-hit if we go over the fiscal cliff. i have tens of thousands of federal employees and a great deal of defense spending would be at risk. so if we don't suspend the sequester and it looks like this very small deal may not even achieve that, then i'd have to be a no vote. so if i had to guess right now, i don't think we're going to be able to reach a deal no matter how small it might be. >> a vote could take place later today, and you can watch coverage right here on cnn. >>> the president will continue to plead his case for a deal today. he's making his first appearance on a sunday talk show in more than three years. he's on nbc's "meet the press." mr. obama is expected to call for an immediate vote by congress on a scaled-back plan that would only extend middle class tax breaks and unemployment benefits if the congressional negotiations fail. >>> fears over the fiscal cliff are weighing heavily on u.s. st
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Dec 30, 2012 8:00am PST
's wedding plans and kim kardashian -- >> you're obsessed with kardashian. >> it's him. >> jim kelley even look ed like people are under enormous financial pressure, i understand that, to attract eyeballs but a tremendous risk of -- >> i don't think it was overdone. it was such a serious side to it, as well. if you want to be in perspective about the media, the fact that david petraeus did not get treated as badly as he could have feeding reporters for so many years. >> let's watch how this plays out. david petraeus, this big come back and what about paula broadwell? what is going to happen to paula? >> isn't that always the way? >> it is always the way. >>> want to look at another lowlight, i would say. perhaps the lowest of the year. in terms of people remembering it. that is what happened on the much awaited day when the supreme court issued its ruling on president obama's health care plan. >> we have breaking news here on the fox news channel. the individual mandate has been ruled unconstitutional. >> so, what appears as if the supreme court justices have struck down the individual man
CNN
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
among republicans, the republican study leader jim jordan made the comment that while he was concerned about how the sequester might affect defense, he was more concerned that those cuts might not take place. that was part of the strong america is not to have this massive spending that we've been having. >> i'll have you on for another discussion on your concerns about the canadian invasion maybe for another broadcast. >> we've got to keep an eye on them. >> i'm glad you raised the issue. we haven't focused enough on it. >> a-ha, you see? >> grover norquist, thank you. >>> let us know what you think. follow me on twitte twitter @andersoncooper. i'm tweeting tonight. more on the fiscal cliff bill and what americans think of the mess in washington. [ ship horn blows ] no, no, no! stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not so much. but that's okay -- you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it at libertymut
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Jan 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
, the republican study committee leader jim jordan made the comment that while he was concerned about how the sequester might affect defense, he was more concerned that those cuts might not take place. that was part of a strong america is not to have this massive spending that we've been having. >> i'll have you on for another discussion about your concerns for the canadian invasion on another broadcast. >> we have to keep an eye on it. >> i'm glad you raised the issue. we haven't had enough of this. >> you see? >> senator hillary clinton spending another night in the hospital as doctors are treating that blood clot in her head. we're going to talk to dr. sanjay gupta neurosurgeon ahead. companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants t
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Dec 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
do. >>> it was a wild ride to election day 2012. jim acosta has the top ten campaign stories of the year. >> reporter: the year started off with a surprise in a sweater vest, counting down the top campaign stories of the year, number ten, the primaries. rick santorum's stunning performance in the iowa caucuses. >> game on. >> reporter: kicked off a battle for the republican nomination that few in washington had expected. the gop's odds on favorite, mitt romney stumbled in some of the early contests. he refused to release his tax returns allowing newt gingrich to take south carolina. >> we proved here in south carolina that people of power beats big money. >> reporter: but that big money eventually cleared the field and romney set his sights on the president. >> it's still about the economy and we're not stupid. >> reporter: at number nine, bain. not that one. that one. almost as soon as romney had had locked up the nomination, his former private investment capital was crashed by the super pac and obama campaign. the attack ads put romney on defense for months. the president a
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 11:00am PST
is out of step with its members. joining me now is virginia congressman jim moran. briefly, let me ask you first about the fiscal cliff because i have you here. you and your members will get back to work tomorrow. i'm wondering is there going to be a last ditch effort to avoid this and what do you think is going to happen? >> i think the likelihood is that we go over the cliff, martin. and, of course, that's my primary focus because my congressional district would be the hardest hit if beat go over the fiscal cliff. i've got tens of thousands of federal employees and a great deal of defense spending would be at risk. so if we don't suspend the sequester and it looks like this very small deal may not even achieve that, then i'd have to be a "no" vote. so if i had to guess right now, i don't think we're going to be able to reach a deal no matter how small it might be. of course, at the very best, all we would do is stumble forward for a couple more months until we hit the debt ceiling and then face another crisis which is really a crisis of confidence in the government. i just can't imag
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Dec 28, 2012 2:00am PST
? >> we met with jim mcgrath yesterday. he said there is one thing i can assure you, his trademark sense of humor is intact. he is not on a ventilator, giving doctors and nurses hell in there. the guy is 88. 85th birthday three years ago, skydiving. he did it for his 80th, 75th. this guy likes to be active. loves the thrill of life and excitement. by the way, when he finished his skydiving on the 85th? he said how do you feel? when he said i don't feel a day over 84. my sense is, he is dog well and getting better, but it will take time, he's just an older guy. drew. >> miguel, thanks. we certainly wish the president all the best in getting better. >> it is 21 minutes after the hour. let's get you up to date on the top stories. congressional leaders on both sides have been summoned by the president to come to the white house today for an 11th hour fiscal cliff showdown. just four days remain to got a deal done or massive tax hikes and spending cuts kick in on tuesday. >>> the u.s. embassy clearing out of an african nation this morning. deteriorating security has forced the u.s. state depa
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Dec 31, 2012 11:00am PST
it at the same time. you can do that, you get these wonderful shapes. glass really rewards risk. >> jim is sort of this renaissance guy. whatever he tries to do, he does exceedingly well. he perfects. he also has a gift for musician. has a gift for art or more than a gift, a passion. like a lot of things, trying to find a better job can be frustrating. so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is being treated at new york presbyterian hospital for a blood clot. the clot was discovered during a follow-up examine for a concussion she suffered last month. she will stay in the hospital at least for 48 hours. chief medical correspondent dr. gupta has more. >> first off, we don't know exactly where this blood clot is. they say it's somewhere in her bo
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Jan 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
of them spoke to reporters. take a listen. >> jim and i met in 1977. and at that time, i just didn't really believe that gay people would ever see the day that they could marry. >> i'm very happy. this is as happy as i've ever been, and to be able to spend the rest of my life with bill, legally, and just show the gay communities, it can be done. >> reporter: now, maryland's governor martin o'malley went against several leaders of his own catholic faith, including the archbishop of baltimore, to push this through the state legislature. all in all, nine states in america, including the district of columbia, have now legalized same-sex marriage. president obama's home state of illinois may be next. there is an initiative that may be introduced in the coming days in illinois. also, the u.s. supreme court is going to review two cases, two challenges to federal and state laws that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. so a lot coming up legislatively and at the supreme court regarding same-sex marriage. wolf? >> brian, thank you. other laws takes effect this year, in illi
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Jan 2, 2013 9:00am PST
-on with this new jim crow of mass incarceration. >> ben, do you have specifics here? you're very strong on this point. is there something specifically that you think about that you feel the president needs to do in that regard? >> one thing we would like to see and we've requested from the u.s. department of justice is that they actually offer an alternative to a report that president george bush won, if you will, george h.w. bush, has ag ashcroft issued late in the first term which was called the case for more incarceration. that ushered in this supersized period of mass incarceration in this country. it's time to have a report called the case for less inkars rags. we've seen republican governors in georgia and texas sign off on bills to downsize the size of their justice system switches from failed tough on crime policies like incarceration for addicts to proven smart on crime policies like treatment for addicts. >> okay. >> so it's time for this president and his doj to take the lead on that issue and get us back towards sanity in the justice system that works. >> a final point. we'r
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Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
samaritan story to end on from christmas day in colorado springs. during his christmas celebration, jim stevens noticed some suspicious people carrying items out of his neighbor's home, so he decided to confront them. >> told them put the stuff down. he threw it at the me, hit me in the face, took off running. then the car tried to leave, so i reached into the win at the, put the car in park so she couldn't leave. as i'm doing that, the other lady came out and i was able to hold her until police got here. >> i'm victor blackwell. thanks for being with me. up next, "the situation room" with joe johns. >>> happening now, time running out and pressure is mounting. can the white house and congress keep the country from going off the fiscal cliff? >>> a dangerous winter storm roaring across the eastern half of the u.s. bringing blizzard conditions and travel nightmares. plus, the nra's controversial proposal to put armed volunteers in every school, we'll go in-depth with the man in charge of the national school shield program. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." the u.s. is now ju
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Dec 28, 2012 1:00pm PST
cornyn, horrible recruitment two years in a row and this time they didn't have jim demint to blame. >> don't blame that texan on me. >> okay. take it up with him after the show. erick erickson, roland martin, thank you very much. happy new year, guys. >>> hopes have been crushed and families in the making have been ripped apart. a new law bans americans from adopting russian children. welcome to chevy's year-end event. so, the 5.3-liter v8 silverado can tow up to 9,600 pounds? 315 horsepower. what's that in reindeer-power? [ laughs ] [ pencil scratches ] [ male announcer ] chevy's giving more. get the best offer of the year -- 0% apr financing for 60 months plus $1,000 holiday bonus cash. plus trade up for an additional $1,000 trade-in allowance. hurry. bonus cash ends january 2nd. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register you
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Jan 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
's national political correspondent, jim acosta, is joining us more with this part of the story. what are you picking up? what votes are offering some clues? >> this is what everybody was watching, right? besides the votes as to whether or not it would pass, as to who was going to vote what on this. and while much of washington was peering just over the edge of the fiscal cliff, and looking into the abyss below, a select few politicians were keeping their eyes on the horizon, to the campaign cliff of 2016. gop ticket in 2012, and as a potential contender in 2016. but paul ryan, the chairman of the house budget committee, was nearly invisible in the run-up to the fiscal cliff. ryan finally voted yes and then slipped out of the capital, chatting briefly with cnn off-camera. >> if you want a bill that passed, you should vote for it. >> why did you want it to pass? >> i'm not afraid of anything. i think it should pass. >> one reason for his stealth performance, conservative activists are outraged by what happened. taxes going up, mostly on wealthier americans, while the automatic spending cuts we
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